Sabudana Kheer (Tapioca Pudding)

September 10th, 2010 filed under Desserts, Gluten Free
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Sabudana kheer is a gourmet dessert. Kheer is lightly flavored with cardamom and saffron. This is easy recipe to make.

Recipe will serve 4


  • 1/3 cup tapioca (sabudana, sago)
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sliced pistachios
  • Few strands of saffron
  • 1/4 ¬†teaspoon cardamom powder


  1. Wash and soak the tapioca in about 1/3 cups of water for at least two hour, Sabudana will soak up most of the water and become light and fluffy.
  2. Boil the milk in heavy bottom pan after milk comes to boil let it boil for about another 8 to 10 minutes making sure stirring occasionally so milk does not burn in bottom of the pan.
  3. Add the tapioca cook until tapioca is soft and has become translucent this should take about 4 minutes.
  4. Next add sugar, cardamom, pistachios, and saffron and boil for 2 to 3 minutes. Turn off the heat. As kheer will cool become little thicker in consistency.
  5. Kheer can be served chilled or warm.

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25 Responses to “Sabudana Kheer (Tapioca Pudding)”

  1. prathyu says:

    wat is sabudana how does it luk????

  2. shruthi says:

    Thanks for the delicious recipe

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